A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.8673° West, 18.0868° North, depth 113 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 04:26:55 / September 1, 2017 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2017244001. Event ids that are associated: pr2017244001. The 3.27-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:26:55 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Puerto Real (c. 6 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, Punta Cana, Aguada (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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